Vibrant Media, a provider of contextual video advertising, has been chosen by AlwaysOn Media as one of the Top 100 Private Company award winners. The AO Media 100 is a list of the top private digital media companies. Vibrant Media was picked by the AO Media editorial team based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation. [Read more…] about Vibrant Media Selected as Top 100 Private Company Award Winner
BrightRoll (www.brightroll.com), the video ad network formerly known as PostRoller, has opened its network to the public and now any video site can begin monetizing their video traffic. BrightRoll is the first video ad network capable of filling 100% of the available inventory on partner sites and the first network to offer a self-service model for small to mid size publishers. [Read more…] about BrightRoll Video Ad Network Now Open to Publishers
According to an Adage article today, Google’s YouTube deal is going to be the start of Contextual Video. This is great news, as I’ve been predicting this for a while now, and it now finally looks like it’s all coming together for Google; contextual video is in their future. Finally! [Read more…] about Google YouTube Deal to Bring Contextual Video
“Earlier this month, Google announced that they will be working with MTV to place “Viacom video clips (MTV and other clips) on web site owner pages.” Well, I got my hands on more exclusive details on that program. Google has hand selected 150 AdSense publishers to test out the pilot. The image on the right is a static image of a portion of a video ad from MTV & Google. You can clearly see the top link goes to http://vma.mtv.com/ and the bottom link goes to the All Eyes On: Christina 1 video posted by vma.mtv.com at Google Video. You can see it live at http://www.nextpimp.com/nextel_ringtones_Rap.html.”
Go over to their report for more information about how it’s being done, who is involved, and some code samples.